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Scanlon Hall fire

A small grease fire in Scanlon Hall caused an evacuation of all Scanlon residents on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Jacob Teasley, second year resident assistant in Scanlon Hall, was involved with the event. “There was a grease fire in the kitchen of the first floor guys’ wing,” Teasley said. “The students put water on it to put it out and it... Read More

Western lights up to kick off winter

Western Activities Council hosted its annual Light Up Western event on Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Fulkerson Center. The night was full of different activities, including “iceless” ice skating, pictures with Santa, cookie decorating and free prizes for students in attendance. Western students and community members alike enjoyed the festivities in Fulkerson to kick off the holiday season... Read More

Cronkite preview by Jason McCracken

Missouri Western will host Dr. Douglas Brinkley, Rice University professor and prolific biographer, as the featured speaker at the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the Looney Complex. Brinkley was chosen to speak at the event as his recent publication of “Cronkite,” -a New York Times Best Seller- was a fit for Western and... Read More

Western students will receive refund

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, the Missouri Western Board of Governors voted to refund students the 1.74 percent tuition increase they paid this Fall. The refund amounts to $3.35 per credit hour. To receive the refund, students must be either in-state or Griffon rate. The only classes eligible for the refund are classes taken in the classroom on Western’s main campus... Read More

Western hosts Court of Appeals

Missouri Western hosted the Missouri Court of Appeals for the seventeenth consecutive year on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Court of Appeals hosted a three-judge panel, which included Karen King Mitchell, Cindy Martin and Gary Witt. These judges heard arguments for five cases. Western’s Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work sponsored the event. Suzanne Kissock, associate professor of legal... Read More